Nissan Maxima QX

since 1993 release

Repair and operation of the car



Nissan Maxima QX
+ Cars of the Nissan Maxima brand
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+ Settings and routine maintenance
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- Suspension bracket and steering
   General information
   Removal, check of a state and installation of rack-mount assemblies of a forward suspension bracket
   Replacement of the shock-absorber / screw spring of rack-mount assembly
   Removal and installation of assembly of a rotary fist with a nave
   Removal and installation of assembly of a forward nave with the wheel bearing
   Removal and installation of the forward stabilizer of cross stability
   Removal and installation of a control lever of a forward suspension bracket
   Replacement of spherical support
   Removal, check of a state and installation of racks of a back suspension bracket
   Removal and installation of assembly of a back nave with the wheel bearing
   Removal and installation of a bar of the back stabilizer of cross stability (models 1993 and 1994 of of the issue)
   Removal and installation of levers of a back suspension bracket (models 1993 and 1994 of of the issue)
   Removal and installation of components of a back suspension bracket of models since 1995 of the issue.
   Removal and installation of a steering wheel
   Removal and installation of tips of steering drafts
   Replacement of protective covers of assembly of the steering mechanism
   Removal, dismantle and installation of rack transfer
   Removal and installation of the steering pump
   Removal of air from a hydraulic path of system of strengthening of a wheel
   Replacement of wheel hairpins
   Wheels and tires - the general information
   Angles of installation of wheels
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+ Onboard electric equipment



Replacement of the shock-absorber / screw spring of rack-mount assembly

Check the rack-mount assembly removed from the car for existence of signs of leaks, dents, cracks and other mechanical damages. Examine a screw spring on existence of chips, cracks, flash signs, and rubber pillows of its saddles on existence of signs of hardening and aging of material. At company car repair shops of the Nissan company it is always possible to buy on an exchange basis shock-absorbers assembled with screw springs that allows to reduce time and monetary expenditure significantly. In view of told before starting dismantle of assembly for the purpose of performance of its recovery repair, carry out marketing, having been defined in the prices of replaceable components and having compared them to costs of acquisition of the restored rack.

 Removal of a screw spring from damping assembly is connected with potential danger and has to be made only with use of the high-quality special tool.

DISMANTLING

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Remove rack-mount assembly from the car (see the Section Replacement of the Shock-absorber / Screw of a spring of rack-mount assembly or Removal, check of a state and installation of racks of a back suspension bracket). Clamp assembly of the shock-absorber in a vice with soft sponges (not too strongly).

2. Following instructions of manufacturers, install the tool for tightening of a screw spring. Tightening nuts on tool hairpins, squeeze a spring so completely to unload the basis of the top support.

3. Give a shock-absorber rod nut.

4. Remove the top support of a rack from a piston rod of the shock-absorber. Check freedom of rotation of the bearing, in case of need replace a support. Estimate a condition of rubber details, in case of identification of signs of destruction of material replace defective units.

5. Remove the top saddle of a spring from a shock-absorber rod, estimate a condition of its rubber pillow, in case of need make replacement. Remove a rubber pillow of the top saddle from a rod.

6. Accurately remove the compressed screw spring from the shock-absorber and transfer it to the safe place.

 Try not to turn the compressed spring end faces to yourself!

7. Remove a rubber protective cover from a shock-absorber rod.
8. Estimate a condition of the lower rubber pillow, in case of need make its replacement.

ASSEMBLY

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. When replacing a rubber pillow of the lower saddle of a spring track that she was put by the party equipped with notches to a saddle. Extend a shock-absorber rod at all length of the course and put on it a rubber protective cover.

2. Accurately put the compressed screw spring in the lower saddle. Track that the end face of a bar of a spring got to most lowered part of a pillow.

3. Establish the top rubber pillow and the top saddle of a spring on assembly. Track that the saddle was developed by a cut outside from the diametrical plane of the car.

4. Put a boot and the top support of a rack on a shock-absorber rod.
5. Screw a nut and tighten it with the required effort. Remove the device for tightening of a screw spring.
6. Establish a collected rack on the regular place (see the Section Replacement of the Shock-absorber / Screw of a spring of rack-mount assembly or Removal, check of a state and installation of racks of a back suspension bracket).